Friend-of-the-Court Briefs filed in Transgender lawsuit

Gavin Grimm
This Tuesday Aug. 25, 2015 photo shows Gavin Grimm as he gestures during an interview at his home in Gloucester, Va. Grimm is a transgender student whose demand to use the boys' restrooms has divided the community and prompted a lawsuit. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)

GLOUCESTER, Va. (WAVY) — There’s more support for a local transgendered teen and his fight against Gloucester County Schools.

The U.S. Department Of Justice, the National Women’s Law Center, School Administrators, The World Association for Transgender Health and the Gay, Lesbian and Straight Education Network are among those who have submitted what’s called “Friend-of-the-Court Briefs” on behalf of Gavin Grimm.

In September, Grimm’s lawyers appealed a federal judge’s ruling that he can’t use the boy’s bathroom at Gloucsester High School while he awaits trial.

The briefs are available on the ACLU of Virginia’s website at:

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